Tag Archives: The Tripwires

Live Around Town This Week

Hello and welcome to another week of great live music! Monday kicks off with Scream Queen, Warm Soda, Fuzzy Cloaks, and Fury Things at Chop Suey and Hollow Earth Radio will host Neighbors, Boys, Pony Time, and So Pitted. On Tuesday (and Wednesday), Vieux Farka Toure will fill Jazz Alley with joyous, guitar-centric melodies. AlsoRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A limited but fun calendar this week, starting with Yuni in Taxco, The Torn ACLs, and The Groundblooms at Sunset Tavern on Monday night. On Tuesday, Ty Segall, Night Beats, and Sandrider are at Neumos. On Thursday, Lavender Diamond and Shelby Earl are at Sunset Tavern. The weekend kicks off with a Tribute to Harry Smith’s Anthology ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober charges on with another great week of incredibly diverse music lined up. On Monday, there’s a free show at Sonic Boom Records with one of NYC’s latest pop projects - New Villager; they open the following day at Neumo’s for a much anticipated show with Metronomy. Also on Tuesday, Cymbals Eat Guitars play the Crocodile, StephenRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Valentine’s Day will kick off a monstrous week of live music coming through the jewel of the Northwest, including but not limited to The Decemberists, Gang of Four, Yo La Tengo, Smith Westerns, Shabazz Palaces, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Justin Townes Earle, and, of course, your usual dosage of local flavor.

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Live Review: The Imaginary Holiday Office Party 12/16

Changing the scenery from Chop Suey to the gorgeous Columbia City Theater was one of the many steps the ladies at Three Imaginary Girls took to outdo themselves this year. With Christmas spirits overflowing (double entrendre intended), the Imaginary Holiday Office Party was an intimate success, benefiting both Teen Feed and all the cheerful patronsRead more...

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Holiday Benefit Show Calendar

With so many wonderful holiday benefit shows coming, we sure as heck better not get any more snow. We get an inch of rain, no one bats an eye. We get an inch of snow, the entire city shuts down. At the forefront of the yuletide festivities is Three Imaginary Girls’ Holiday Office Party featuringRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 13 BADLY DRAWN BOY with Justin Jones @ The Triple Door British songwriter Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, broke out in 2000 when his album The Hour of Bewilderbeast won the prestigious Mercury Prize as the album of the year in the UK. In 2002 Nick Hornby contracted Gough to write theRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Tripwires - Look At It This Way

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Out This Week 10/20

This being the week of CMJ Music Festival, it’s not surprising that many of these artists whose albums are being released this week are also playing in NYC. In fact, two of them will be featured live on KEXP this week: Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson on Wednesday at 9AM and Alec Ounsworth (of Clap YourRead more...

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